MED-101 - Introduction to Medical Assisting

3 credits

This course is an introduction to the profession of Medical Assisting. An exploration of the personal attributes and professional skills required in the medical environment will be presented. A broad discussion related to interacting and communicating effectively with patients and establishing relationships to meet patient needs will be an integral part of this course. The student will have an opportunity to evaluate their own attitudes, values, and cultural beliefs as they relate to their role in health care delivery. Students will also explore credentialing, professional organizations and the role of the medical assistant in the health care team.

Corequisite(s): MED-106 

Previously known as: MAST-122